ROV Planet Articles

SEA-KIT Selects Cambridge Pixel’s Radar Technology & Display Software to Enhance USV Operation

03.03.2021
Cambridge Pixel, a developer of radar display, tracking and recording sub-systems (www.cambridgepixel.com), is supplying its SPx Server technology and Maritime Display Framework (MDF) software to SEA-KIT (www.sea-kit.com) to enhance the operation of its Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs).

Introducing Boxfish Luna

02.03.2021
Boxfish Research, New Zealand manufacturer of underwater remotely operated vehicles, today announces the official launch of its next-generation cinematography drone, the Boxfish Luna, for professional underwater videographers and photographers alike.

Oceaneering Wins Integrated Rig Services Contract for Gulf of Mexico Development

02.03.2021
Oceaneering International, Inc. (Oceaneering) announces that its Subsea Robotics (SSR) and Offshore Projects Group (OPG) have been awarded an integrated rig services contract for covering the Khaleesi/Mormont and Samurai fields in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Ocean Infinity acquires MMT

02.03.2021
Ocean Infinity and MMT are excited to announce an acquisition that brings together MMT’s deep expertise and established track record as a distinguished marine survey and data analytics provider and Ocean Infinity’s best-in-class robotic technology and operational expertise.

Fugro performs environmental and geotechnical surveys offshore Angola

01.03.2021
Fugro has been awarded multiple contracts by Eni Angola to carry out geotechnical and environmental surveys off the coast of Angola between now and May, and two Fugro vessels from their world’s largest fleet of specialist geotechnical and geophysical vessels are currently active in the region.

ROV Planet Magazine Issue 26 is out now!

26.02.2021
ROV Planet Magazine Issue 26: Featuring Welcome to ROV Planet - Events Calendar - REV Ocean to Revolutionise Ocean Exploration and Environmental Protection - Global Oceans to Relaunch Three Iconic 6000-Meter Deep-Sea Vehicles - Roving Eye: An Inside Look - The Giant Iceberg Mission Begins - Poster: TechnipFMC-Schilling Robotics GEMINI ROV - Interview with Tina Bru: Petroleum and Energy Minister of Norway - Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) For Deep Sea Mining - Enabling Persistent Maritime Surveillance - Forum’s New Technologically Advanced Submarine Rescue Vehicle, The Lr11 - Notilo Plus Takes ROV Inspection to the Next Level - ELWAVE: A Sixth Sense for Underwater Vehicles - Gorilla ROV: Strength to Deal with the Currents - Forssea Robotics Opens Workshop and Testing Facilities in Sète Harbor, France.

Turkey Gets Falcon For Emergency Response

26.02.2021
The rapid detection of hazardous substances in Turkey’s offshore water is made possible with a Saab Seaeye Falcon operated by MOST Maritime and Environmental Services.

Netherlands Royal Navy Appoints RTSYS for 7 ASW Training Targets

25.02.2021
RTSYS is proud to confirm a multi-million euro contract with the State of the Netherlands for the supply of 7 SEMA: PORTABLE & RECOVERABLE ASW TRAINING TARGET.

Rovco Announces Launch of Spin-Off Company ‘Vaarst’ to Scale Up Technologies for Wider Industrial Robotics Market

25.02.2021
Rovco, leading provider of marine robotic and hydrographic services coupled with state-of-the-art technology, today announced an executive shift focus within the company. Simon Miller will take over as new Managing Director of Rovco, while newly appointed CFO and Director, Nick Boorman will lead the group alongside CEO, Brian Allen, who turns his attention to the development of a new start-up technology company, Vaarst. The news marks the continued expansion of the company during a period of sustained growth, as the number of Rovco employees reaches 57.

Ashtead Technology invests £1m in new tech centre to support renewables and decom work

23.02.2021
Integrated subsea technology and services provider Ashtead Technology has invested £1million to develop a new R&D and engineering facility in Aberdeenshire. The firm has also launched a recruitment drive to bolster its operations as part of its long-term business goal.


OceanTools support Life Saving Tsunami Detection Project

22.02.2021
OceanTools, global leaders in subsea engineering, are supporting a Tsunami Detection Project in Southeast Asia, successfully delivering their first shipment of Tsunami Detection Housings to a client in Indonesia. Depth rated to 7500metres, the housings will be utilised for early detection of tsunami threats, which will provide the authorities the opportunity to efficiently evacuate people living in its path, therefore, reducing the number of fatalities.

Impact Subsea Distribution Agreement with Seatronics

19.02.2021
Impact Subsea is delighted to announce the appointment of Seatronics Ltd as a distributor of Impact Subsea underwater sensor solutions within the Middle East.

ROV Planet Buyer's Guide 2021 is out now!

18.02.2021
ROV Planet has launched the ROV/AUV Parts & Equipment Suppliers Buyer’s Guide 2021. The magazine of choice for Marine & Underwater Robotics Professionals. Welcome to ROV Planet!

Fugro launches MASSPeople international working group for remote and autonomous training standards

18.02.2021
In partnership with SeaBot XR, a leading agency for next-generation cutting-edge learning products and services, and the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Fugro has launched MASSPeople, the Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) International Training Standards Working Group.

MacArtney Develops Advanced Telemetry System for Jasco Underwater Listening Stations

18.02.2021
Years of development culminated in a MacArtney telemetry concept measuring and transmitting individual noise profiles for complex acoustic data tracking to help preserve and recover one of Canada's most iconic species - the Southern Resident Killer Whale.

Ultra awarded Canadian Surface Combatant subcontract to provide Hull-Mounted Sonar

18.02.2021
Ultra is delighted to announce a contract award to commence work on the S2150-C Hull-Mounted Sonar (HMS) system for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program.

RTSYS delivers 2 SIERA systems to the Indian Navy

17.02.2021
RTSYS has been awarded a contract from Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) for the delivery of 2 SIERA systems allowing the characterization and the calibration of Indian Navy’s new generation hull-mounted and variable depth sonars.

Save the date for Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2021

17.02.2021
Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) will take place in Amsterdam RAI on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 October 2021. The 14th edition of OEEC will have a physical exhibition floor and content programme combined with an online event and matchmaking environment. The dates for the event were selected after an inquiry amongst our community.
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